The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has provided $3,363,377 to 68 Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) in North Carolina for COVID-19 testing.

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners Tuesday amended plans for reopening the county as the Governor's Phase 2 plan goes into effect.

AppHealthCare has announced two additional Watauga County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total of among Watauga County residents to 12.

The Avery County Health Department was notified Monday that an Avery resident has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual is in isolation.

The Mitchell County Health Department will be conducting a drive-thru COVID-19 testing Thursday.

The North Carolina Wildlife Commission will open 34 trout streams and two lakes classified as Delayed Harvest to trout harvest on June 6 until Sept. 30.

Avery County Schools will once again be providing meals to students throughout the summer months.

Watauga County Board of Elections is looking at larger alternatives for poling places, to follow social distancing guidelines in the upcoming election.

The American Red Cross is launching a Virtual Family Assistance Center to support families struggling with loss and grief due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Sugar Mountain Resort and Beech Mountain Resort have announced plans to reopen soon.